How to Use WhatsApp on Your Mac / Windows PC

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging app available for Android, iOS, Windows. On Oct, 2014 it was acquired by Facebook for a huge amount of $19 billion. Since then it is growing rapidly and reached an estimated 1 billion registered users worldwide. If you’re one of the regular user on a smartphone device, let me show you how you can use it on your PC for faster messaging.

There are 2 ways to use Whatsapp on your PC.

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Launch WhatsApp app on your phone. Go to Settings > WhatsApp Web.

Step 3: Using your smartphone scan the QR code on the computer as shown in the screenshot below:

Whatsapp web application

That’s it you can now start using Whatsapp on your PC or Mac.

You can also download WhatsApp setup from the official site depending on your system. Mac and Windows.

Here are the steps to download and install WhatsApp on PC:

Step 1: First of all download Whatsapp for Windows | Mac OS X

Step 2: Run the Whatsapp installer.

Step 3: When installed, launch and use the same steps (QR scan method) to activate the application on your PC.

Congratulations! You’ve installed WhatsApp on your computer. I hope you find this short tutorial helpful. Do let us know and share your experience in the comment section below.

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Imran Aftab

Hello, I'm Imran Aftab, a tech enthusiast, using Android and Windows. Live simply, give generously and dream high.